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2014 Grand Prix Schedule

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The 2014-2015 FIE Grand Prix Series provides each individual weapon discipline with 3 Grand Prix tournaments from January to May 2014.

FIE Secretary General Frédéric Pietruszka  explained the scheduling: “The FIE has decided to restructure its’ competition calendar in order to create a marketable product that is appealing on and for TV. We will have nine events in nine iconic places, spread from November to June. With this global initiative our objective is to continue to grow the visibility and popularity of fencing by giving the world’s best athletes an excellent stage to showcase the dynamism and elegance of fencing.”

Each fencing discipline has 3 Grand Prix events and 5 World Cup tournaments over the course of the season. The FIE competition season for seniors begins in January and culminates in the World Championships in Kazan, Russia in July 2014. Grand Prix events are worth twice the ranking points as regular World Cup events.

The Grand Prix season kicks off this weekend with the Men’s Epee Grand Prix in Doha, Qatar and Men’s Foil begins their world cup season at the Challenge International de Paris.

2014 Fencing Calendar Cover image by Serge Timacheff

Our 2014 Fencing Calendar includes the dates for World Cup and Grand Prix events.

2014 FIE Season Grand Prix Calendar:

Date Competition Place Country Weapon
01/16/14 Grand Prix du Qatar 2014 Doha QAT Epee – Men’s
01/31/14 The Artus Court PKO BP Gdansk POL Foil – Women’s
01/31/14 Trophée BNP-Paribas Orléans FRA Sabre – Women’s
02/01/14 Westend Grand Prix “in Memoriam Sakovics Jozsef” Budapest HUN Epee – Women’s
03/01/14 Fleuret de St-Petersbourg St-Petersbourg RUS Foil – Men’s
03/08/14 Gerevich-Kovacs-Karpati Grand Prix for the Mol Cup Budapest HUN Sabre – Men’s
03/15/14 Coupe Ville de Venise Venise ITA Foil – Men’s
03/21/14 Grand Prix Moscou RUS Sabre – Women’s
03/22/14 Vancouver Grand Prix – Absolute Fencing Vancouver CAN Epee – Men’s
04/26/14 Tournoi international Xuzhou CHN Epee – Women’s
04/26/14 SK Trophée Séoul Séoul KOR Foil – Women’s
05/03/14 Prince Takamado WC Tokyo JPN Foil – Men’s
05/10/14 Grand Prix de Berne Berne SUI Epee – Men’s
05/17/14 Sabre de Wolodyjowski Varsovie POL Sabre – Men’s
05/22/14 Grand Prix La Havane CUB Epee – Women’s
05/23/14 Grand Prix Marseille FRA Foil – Women’s
05/24/14 Coupe du Monde Tianjin CHN Sabre – Women’s
05/24/14 Glaive D’Asparoukh Plovdiv BUL Sabre – Men’s

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